Period
to 19 May 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Device Driver in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Device Driver over the 6 months to 19 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Device Drivers
UK > England
6 months to
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 897 1010 966
Rank change year-on-year +113 -44 +160
Permanent jobs citing Device Driver 174 154 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.095% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% 0.23% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 111 130 159
England median annual salary £60,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.43% +2.22% +3.45%
10th Percentile £42,500 £29,975 £33,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £46,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year +30.43% +5.14% +2.94%

Device Driver is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 55,969 65,880 64,696
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.94% 40.57% 40.27%
Number of salaries quoted 42,675 51,516 52,383
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £53,202 £50,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year +6.40% +2.56% -2.50%

Device Driver
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Device Driver as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Device Driver in England

Device Driver
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Device Driver in England.

Salary trend for Device Driver in England

Device Driver
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Device Driver in England over the 6 months to 19 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Device Driver in England

Device Driver
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Device Driver within the England region over the 6 months to 19 May 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +43 64 £65,000 +26.83% 7
Midlands +66 34 £45,000 +38.46%
London +114 33 £65,000 - 1
East Midlands +45 30 £40,000 +23.08%
East of England +88 21 £50,000 - 10
South West -20 17 £60,000 +30.43%
West Midlands - 4 £47,500 -
North of England +20 3 £50,000 +33.33% 5
Yorkshire +3 3 £50,000 +33.33%
Device Driver
UK

For the 6 months to 19 May 2019, IT jobs citing Device Driver also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Device Driver.

1 158 (90.80%) Software Engineering
2 148 (85.06%) C
3 147 (84.48%) C++
4 138 (79.31%) Linux
5 74 (42.53%) Degree
6 52 (29.89%) Python
7 48 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
7 48 (27.59%) Technical Leadership
8 44 (25.29%) Android
8 44 (25.29%) Cybersecurity
9 43 (24.71%) Microsoft
9 43 (24.71%) Firmware
10 41 (23.56%) FreeRTOS
11 38 (21.84%) Security Cleared
11 38 (21.84%) TCP/IP
12 37 (21.26%) Embedded Systems
13 36 (20.69%) Computer Science
14 34 (19.54%) Windows
14 34 (19.54%) C#
15 33 (18.97%) Unit Testing
16 32 (18.39%) CAN bus
17 31 (17.82%) RS-485
17 31 (17.82%) Embedded Linux
17 31 (17.82%) Manufacturing
18 30 (17.24%) DevOps
18 30 (17.24%) Modbus
19 29 (16.67%) Device Driver Development
19 29 (16.67%) Data Analytics
19 29 (16.67%) Analytics
19 29 (16.67%) Time Management

Device Driver
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.57%) Apache
1 1 (0.57%) lighttpd
1 1 (0.57%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.17%) GitHub
2 5 (2.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.15%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.15%) Office 365
4 2 (1.15%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.57%) IaaS
5 1 (0.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (21.84%) TCP/IP
2 31 (17.82%) RS-485
3 30 (17.24%) Modbus
4 27 (15.52%) Network Security
5 20 (11.49%) Wireless
6 11 (6.32%) Bluetooth
7 10 (5.75%) Internet
8 8 (4.60%) Ethernet
8 8 (4.60%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (2.87%) DHCP
10 3 (1.72%) MQTT
10 3 (1.72%) RS-232
10 3 (1.72%) xDSL
10 3 (1.72%) ZigBee
11 2 (1.15%) HTTP
11 2 (1.15%) IGMP
11 2 (1.15%) RTCP
11 2 (1.15%) SNMP
11 2 (1.15%) VLAN
11 2 (1.15%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.15%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (1.15%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (9.20%) Robot Framework
2 15 (8.62%) Maven
2 15 (8.62%) Visual Studio
3 11 (6.32%) Subversion
4 8 (4.60%) CppUnit
5 6 (3.45%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.72%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.15%) JIRA
8 1 (0.57%) JUnit
8 1 (0.57%) Mercurial
General
1 31 (17.82%) Manufacturing
2 22 (12.64%) Marketing
3 11 (6.32%) Electronics
4 10 (5.75%) Automotive
5 5 (2.87%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.15%) Finance
7 1 (0.57%) Law
7 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 136 (78.16%) Software Engineer
2 54 (31.03%) Senior Software Engineer
3 39 (22.41%) Embedded Engineer
4 36 (20.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 26 (14.94%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
6 23 (13.22%) Linux Engineer
7 22 (12.64%) Lead Software Engineer
8 9 (5.17%) Kernel Engineer
8 9 (5.17%) Kernel Software Engineer
8 9 (5.17%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
9 8 (4.60%) Embedded Linux Engineer
9 8 (4.60%) Software Test Engineer
9 8 (4.60%) Test Engineer
10 6 (3.45%) Developer
10 6 (3.45%) Embedded C Engineer
10 6 (3.45%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
11 5 (2.87%) C Software Engineer
11 5 (2.87%) Embedded C Software Engineer
12 4 (2.30%) Platform Engineer
13 3 (1.72%) Smart Metering Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (9.77%) Yocto
2 15 (8.62%) Spring
3 13 (7.47%) STL
4 8 (4.60%) COM
5 5 (2.87%) .NET
6 3 (1.72%) Qt
7 2 (1.15%) 802.1X
7 2 (1.15%) Middleware
7 2 (1.15%) POSIX
7 2 (1.15%) XML
8 1 (0.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 1 (0.57%) HTML
8 1 (0.57%) HTML5
8 1 (0.57%) REST
8 1 (0.57%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 37 (21.26%) Embedded Systems
2 32 (18.39%) CAN bus
3 18 (10.34%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 8 (4.60%) Internet of Things
5 3 (1.72%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.72%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.15%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.15%) Fintech
7 1 (0.57%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.57%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.57%) Verilog
7 1 (0.57%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 138 (79.31%) Linux
2 44 (25.29%) Android
3 41 (23.56%) FreeRTOS
4 34 (19.54%) Windows
5 31 (17.82%) Embedded Linux
6 26 (14.94%) Mac OS X
6 26 (14.94%) Unix
7 15 (8.62%) Apple iOS
8 4 (2.30%) Windows 10
9 3 (1.72%) VxWorks
10 2 (1.15%) Debian
10 2 (1.15%) uClinux
10 2 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.57%) CentOS
11 1 (0.57%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.57%) Solaris
11 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (90.80%) Software Engineering
2 48 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (27.59%) Technical Leadership
3 44 (25.29%) Cybersecurity
4 36 (20.69%) Computer Science
5 33 (18.97%) Unit Testing
6 30 (17.24%) DevOps
7 29 (16.67%) Analytics
7 29 (16.67%) Data Analytics
7 29 (16.67%) Device Driver Development
7 29 (16.67%) Time Management
8 28 (16.09%) Customer Requirements
9 26 (14.94%) Artificial Intelligence
9 26 (14.94%) Information Security
10 23 (13.22%) Machine Learning
11 22 (12.64%) Scrum
12 21 (12.07%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (9.77%) Open Source
14 15 (8.62%) Waterfall
15 13 (7.47%) OO
Programming Languages
1 148 (85.06%) C
2 147 (84.48%) C++
3 52 (29.89%) Python
4 34 (19.54%) C#
5 26 (14.94%) Java
6 22 (12.64%) Embedded C
7 15 (8.62%) Bash Shell
7 15 (8.62%) Embedded C++
8 3 (1.72%) SQL
9 2 (1.15%) Lua
9 2 (1.15%) Perl
9 2 (1.15%) VBScript
10 1 (0.57%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.57%) Go
10 1 (0.57%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.57%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 74 (42.53%) Degree
2 38 (21.84%) Security Cleared
3 26 (14.94%) DV Cleared
4 12 (6.90%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.57%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.57%) JTAG
System Software
1 43 (24.71%) Firmware
2 23 (13.22%) Docker
3 2 (1.15%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (2.30%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.15%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (1.15%) SCCM
2 2 (1.15%) WMI
3 1 (0.57%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.57%) systemd
Vendors
1 43 (24.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.57%) Intel
2 1 (0.57%) Red Hat
2 1 (0.57%) VMware